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Senior Program Manager

at Microsoft Corporation

Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Reference #: 706430

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  • Job locationUS-WA-Bellevue
    Date posted2 weeks ago(10/1/2019 2:59 PM)
    Job number
    2019-706430
    Job category
    Program Management
    Travel
    0-25
    Employment type
    Full-Time
    Role type
    Individual Contributor
  • Overview

    Join us as we take Microsoft Teams, our fast-growing collaboration product to the next level.


    We are looking for a passionate product leader to define and deliver new ways to connect people, improve communication, and facilitate collaboration across a wide range of business applications and corporate cultures.


    Teams is a hub for collaboration and communication. Our extensibility model allows for 1st, 3rd, and Line of Business apps to be integrated inside of Teams, allowing end users to use all of the apps they need in a single, cohesive experience. The developer lifecycle team is at the heart of building out this model to ensure that developers can build best-in-class apps that help customers accomplish their business goals quickly and easily.


    We’re looking for a talented Senior Program Manager to continue building on the momentum of the Developer Lifecycle team. In this role, you'll own and define the tools that help developers design, build, test, deploy, and measure application integrations into Microsoft Teams for their own organizations and for external users through Partner Center. You'll have ample opportunities to work closely with customers, partners, developers, and other stakeholders to expose and enable new services and scenarios.


    What is working on Microsoft Teams like? We're a fast-moving environment that lets us explore, iterate, and deliver value to customers. We share an immense passion for the customer and user experiences that surprise and delight the people that use them, and there are numerous opportunities to present ideas and work directly with executives and customers to collect feedback that directly impacts the product. While we innovate and move at a fast pace, we're also a team that likes to have fun, and we build that attitude into our product. Our culture is open, respectful, and empowering - we believe that listening to all voices is key to the success of our product and our team.

    Responsibilities

    • Envision, spec, and ship innovative experiences scenarios for developers building on the Microsoft Teams platform
    • Manage dependencies across teams to ensure that features land on time with the required scope across multiple services
    • Engage with customers, external developers, and internal developers, and triage, prioritize, and address customer feedback for your area 
    • Regularly present new product plans, demos, competitive reviews, and more to the leadership team 
    • Contribute to the overall product strategy and roadmap, as well as stay in sync with end-user features and service infrastructure 
    • Track all defined deliverables from conception through launch, leveraging established processes, tools, and communications mechanisms

    Qualifications

    • 3-5 years of program management experience delivering end-user facing products and services 
    • Ability to wear many hats and learn quickly, and the collaborative leadership skills to lead a change in direction when needed.
    • Innate curiosity and ability to thrive in ambiguous and rapidly changing startup environment. Self-starters and innovators with a positive, collaborative can-do attitude and bias for action are very welcome.
    • Strong project management, leadership, dependency management and cross-group collaboration skills with a track record of managing complex projects with many partners.
    • Experience across the entire product lifecycle – from project inception to ship and the know-how required to lead your crew to realize your vision.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills through all levels of the organization, technical and non-technical
    • Great problem-solving skills and ability to think strategically 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field



    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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